the fabulous fantastic frose

September in Greece. The crowds are gone… the perfect time to discover paradise. Even better is exploring from the water. Totally spoiled, sailing around, nothing to do but admire, read magazines and figure out which side of the body needs tanning. How to thank my host? My gift, a recipe. For my new favourite cocktail.…

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more from rasha

What follows are the last of Rasha’s notes which she sent to me when she got home to London.  Just so you know who’s who, her family consists of  husband Hassan and kids Danna (I think she’s 21 now), Omar (19, same as age as Hunter) and Yarra (17, same age as Jack). This post…

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christmas thoughts

I was busy writing a Christmas blog post about what an amazing adventure we are having in South America when I received an email from Rasha Mansouri. Rasha was the first person I met when we moved to London in 1999. We had kids in the same grades; she helped me negotiate the system; organized…

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